Temp Workers, Staffing Agencies, Host Employers


Safety Training Temporary Workers

Temp Workers, Staffing Agencies, Host Employers
Thursday, Sep 29th, 2022
Temp Workers, Staffing Agencies, Host Employers
Monday, Oct 31st, 2022


Staffing Agencies

  • Determine what conditions exist at the worksite, what hazards may be encountered, and how best to ensure protection for the temporary workers

  • Ensure that existing hazards are properly assessed and abated

  • Maintain contact with temporary workers

  • Have a written procedure for workers to report hazards

  • Follow up on a worker’s safety and health concerns with the host employer

Host Employers

  • Request and review safety training and certification records of temporary workers

  • Make safety records available to temporary workers

  • Inform temporary workers on how to report a work-related injury or illness

  • Log workplace injuries and illnesses for OSHA purposes

  • Conduct thorough investigations of injuries and illnesses, including close-calls

Temp Workers

Four modules:

  1. Workers’ Rights - Common Safety Hazards

  1. PPE – Hazcom

  1. Forklift Safety - Ergonomics - Exits Emergency Evacuation - Confined Spaces

  1. Machinery and Guarding - LOTO